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1986 OPENING GROSSES

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Opening% of TotalTheaters / AverageTotal GrossDate*
1 Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home Par. $16,881,888 15.4% 1,349 $12,514 $109,713,132 11/26/86
17 The Color of Money BV $6,357,877 12.2% 635 $10,012 $52,293,982 10/17/86
3 The Karate Kid Part II Col. $12,652,336 11.0% 1,323 $9,563 $115,103,979 6/20/86
12 Crocodile Dundee Par. $8,038,855 4.6% 879 $9,145 $174,803,506 9/26/86
15 Peggy Sue Got Married TriS $6,942,408 16.8% 865 $8,025 $41,382,841 10/10/86
9 Top Gun Par. $8,193,052 4.6% 1,028 $7,969 $176,781,728 5/16/86
4 Poltergeist II: The Other Side MGM $12,357,190 30.1% 1,596 $7,742 $40,996,665 5/23/86
20 Pretty in Pink Par. $6,065,870 15.0% 827 $7,334 $40,471,663 2/28/86
26 Down and Out in Beverly Hills BV $5,726,495 9.2% 806 $7,104 $62,134,225 1/31/86
6 Aliens Fox $10,052,042 11.8% 1,437 $6,995 $85,160,248 7/18/86
5 The Golden Child Par. $11,549,711 14.5% 1,667 $6,928 $79,817,937 12/12/86
25 Heartburn Par. $5,783,079 22.8% 843 $6,860 $25,314,189 7/25/86
11 Legal Eagles Uni. $8,043,360 16.1% 1,248 $6,445 $49,851,591 6/20/86
13 Gung Ho Par. $7,170,830 19.6% 1,150 $6,235 $36,611,610 3/14/86
2 Cobra WB $12,653,032 25.8% 2,131 $5,937 $49,042,224 5/23/86
14 The Fly Fox $7,007,423 17.3% 1,195 $5,863 $40,456,565 8/15/86
19 Iron Eagle TriS $6,104,754 25.3% 1,080 $5,652 $24,159,872 1/17/86
21 Jumpin' Jack Flash Fox $6,006,610 20.1% 1,080 $5,561 $29,844,101 10/10/86
8 Back to School Orion $8,881,035 9.7% 1,605 $5,533 $91,258,000 6/13/86
10 Heartbreak Ridge WB $8,100,840 19.0% 1,470 $5,510 $42,724,017 12/5/86
55 A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge NL $3,331,850 11.1% 614 $5,426 $29,999,213 1/17/86
38 Tough Guys BV $4,565,342 21.3% 856 $5,333 $21,458,229 10/3/86
36 The Morning After Fox $5,069,926 20.2% 955 $5,308 $25,147,055 12/26/86
56 Nothing in Common TriS $3,279,650 10.1% 618 $5,306 $32,324,557 8/1/86
27 Wildcats WB $5,472,905 20.8% 1,054 $5,192 $26,285,544 2/14/86
29 Short Circuit TriS $5,346,808 13.1% 1,033 $5,176 $40,697,761 5/9/86
47 Stand by Me Col. $3,812,093 7.3% 745 $5,116 $52,287,414 8/22/86
7 Police Academy 3: Back in Training WB $9,049,586 20.8% 1,788 $5,061 $43,579,163 3/21/86
63 About Last Night... TriS $3,152,469 8.1% 642 $4,910 $38,702,310 7/4/86
31 The Color Purple WB $5,330,126 5.7% 1,109 $4,806 $94,175,854 2/7/86
32 Ruthless People BV $5,274,306 7.4% 1,111 $4,747 $71,624,879 6/27/86
18 Ferris Bueller's Day Off Par. $6,275,647 8.9% 1,330 $4,718 $70,136,369 6/13/86
30 The Money Pit Uni. $5,344,555 14.3% 1,189 $4,495 $37,499,651 3/28/86
23 Three Amigos Orion $5,939,000 15.1% 1,385 $4,288 $39,246,734 12/12/86
49 Little Shop of Horrors WB $3,659,884 9.4% 866 $4,226 $38,748,395 12/19/86
33 An American Tail Uni. $5,234,446 11.0% 1,246 $4,201 $47,483,002 11/21/86
16 Friday the 13th Part VI Par. $6,750,837 34.7% 1,610 $4,193 $19,472,057 8/1/86
24 House NW $5,923,972 30.5% 1,440 $4,113 $19,444,631 2/28/86
37 Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life is Calling Col. $4,879,107 27.1% 1,203 $4,055 $18,034,150 5/2/86
82 Extremities Atl $2,429,075 18.1% 605 $4,015 $13,418,091 8/22/86
43 Murphy's Romance Col. $4,195,468 13.6% 1,046 $4,010 $30,867,525 1/31/86
74 Hannah and Her Sisters Orion $2,707,966 7.7% 696 $3,890 $35,392,203 3/14/86
34 Running Scared MGM $5,227,757 13.6% 1,376 $3,799 $38,500,726 6/27/86
46 Firewalker Can. $4,130,323 34.6% 1,120 $3,687 $11,949,484 11/21/86
41 Legend Uni. $4,261,154 27.5% 1,187 $3,589 $15,502,112 4/18/86
57 F/X Orion $3,240,695 15.7% 914 $3,545 $20,603,715 2/7/86
45 Club Paradise WB $4,152,296 33.7% 1,172 $3,542 $12,308,521 7/11/86
52 One Crazy Summer WB $3,433,952 25.6% 984 $3,489 $13,431,806 8/8/86
22 The Delta Force Can. $5,959,505 33.5% 1,720 $3,464 $17,768,900 2/14/86
39 Soul Man NW $4,422,179 15.9% 1,282 $3,449 $27,820,000 10/24/86
78 Brighton Beach Memoirs Uni. $2,580,750 21.6% 775 $3,330 $11,957,943 12/26/86
65 Flight of the Navigator BV $3,115,097 16.8% 952 $3,272 $18,564,613 8/1/86
35 Howard the Duck Uni. $5,070,136 31.1% 1,554 $3,262 $16,295,774 8/1/86
64 Under the Cherry Moon WB $3,150,924 31.2% 976 $3,228 $10,090,429 7/4/86
28 Raw Deal DEG $5,438,978 33.6% 1,731 $3,142 $16,209,459 6/6/86
48 Deadly Friend WB $3,804,429 42.3% 1,213 $3,136 $8,988,731 10/10/86
51 Labyrinth TriS $3,549,243 27.9% 1,141 $3,110 $12,729,917 6/27/86
44 Youngblood UA $4,183,292 27.1% 1,354 $3,089 $15,448,384 1/31/86
70 Black Moon Rising NW $2,775,388 41.8% 902 $3,076 $6,637,565 1/10/86
66 Space Camp Fox $2,918,072 30.1% 979 $2,980 $9,697,739 6/6/86
50 My Chauffeur Crwn $3,613,652 75.6% 1,253 $2,884 $4,781,448 1/24/86
59 The Great Mouse Detective BV $3,220,225 12.7% 1,138 $2,829 $25,336,794 7/4/86
86 Manhunter DEG $2,204,400 25.6% 779 $2,829 $8,620,929 8/15/86
54 April Fool's Day Par. $3,373,779 26.1% 1,202 $2,806 $12,947,763 3/28/86
40 Armed and Dangerous Col. $4,348,276 27.3% 1,552 $2,801 $15,945,534 8/15/86
42 Song of the South (Re-issue) BV $4,203,111 23.8% 1,505 $2,792 $17,659,346 11/21/86
79 Sleeping Beauty (Re-issue) BV $2,548,698 16.9% 913 $2,791 $15,120,195 3/21/86
83 The Best of Times Uni. $2,419,800 31.1% 872 $2,775 $7,790,931 1/31/86
77 Troll EP $2,595,054 47.6% 959 $2,706 $5,450,815 1/17/86
76 Runaway Train Can. $2,601,480 33.9% 965 $2,695 $7,683,620 1/17/86
53 Murphy's Law Can. $3,388,907 34.1% 1,260 $2,689 $9,947,631 4/18/86
90 The Hitcher TriS $2,134,214 36.5% 794 $2,687 $5,844,868 2/21/86
60 Maximum Overdrive DEG $3,205,644 43.1% 1,198 $2,675 $7,433,663 7/25/86
71 Haunted Honeymoon Orion $2,768,003 34.5% 1,046 $2,646 $8,033,397 7/25/86
72 Blue City Par. $2,748,096 39.6% 1,050 $2,617 $6,947,787 5/2/86
73 Big Trouble in Little China Fox $2,723,211 24.5% 1,053 $2,586 $11,100,000 7/4/86
62 Sweet Liberty Uni. $3,160,891 22.3% 1,234 $2,561 $14,205,021 5/16/86
61 Quicksilver Col. $3,170,215 41.5% 1,251 $2,534 $7,634,909 2/14/86
103 The Boy Who Could Fly Fox $1,606,156 22.4% 661 $2,429 $7,177,431 9/26/86
98 Power Fox $1,854,200 48.8% 770 $2,408 $3,800,000 1/31/86
84 Band of the Hand TriS $2,235,720 45.9% 930 $2,404 $4,865,912 4/11/86
81 Highlander Fox $2,453,021 41.6% 1,040 $2,358 $5,900,000 3/7/86
58 Psycho III Uni. $3,238,400 22.4% 1,408 $2,300 $14,481,606 7/4/86
67 Trick or Treat DEG $2,912,687 42.9% 1,267 $2,298 $6,797,218 10/24/86
102 52 Pick-Up Can. $1,654,835 31.9% 730 $2,266 $5,186,646 11/7/86
75 A Fine Mess Col. $2,620,657 43.5% 1,162 $2,255 $6,029,824 8/8/86
97 Tai-Pan DEG $1,863,469 46.5% 860 $2,166 $4,007,250 11/7/86
108 Violets Are Blue Col. $1,411,575 29.8% 654 $2,158 $4,743,287 4/25/86
95 Head Office TriS $1,937,934 57.1% 907 $2,136 $3,393,807 1/3/86
91 Crossroads (1986) Col. $2,071,680 35.5% 982 $2,109 $5,839,031 3/14/86
85 Born American PEC $2,225,475 65.7% 1,071 $2,077 $3,388,020 8/29/86
96 American Anthem Col. $1,867,969 38.5% 900 $2,075 $4,845,724 6/27/86
69 Lady and the Tramp (re-issue) (1986) BV $2,804,272 9.0% 1,355 $2,069 $31,129,082 12/19/86
107 That's Life Col. $1,444,284 35.4% 700 $2,063 $4,079,895 10/10/86
94 Eliminators EP $1,987,072 43.2% 993 $2,001 $4,601,256 1/31/86
99 Something Wild Orion $1,825,717 21.8% 914 $1,997 $8,362,969 11/7/86
111 Lucas Fox $1,250,101 15.2% 628 $1,990 $8,200,000 3/28/86
88 Vamp NW $2,187,458 44.3% 1,104 $1,981 $4,941,117 7/18/86
68 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 Can. $2,822,439 35.2% 1,474 $1,914 $8,025,872 8/22/86
87 No Mercy TriS $2,198,069 17.9% 1,206 $1,822 $12,303,904 12/19/86
105 The Manhattan Project Fox $1,503,545 38.6% 827 $1,818 $3,900,000 6/13/86
100 Transformers: The Movie DEG $1,779,559 30.4% 990 $1,797 $5,849,647 8/8/86
93 Off Beat BV $2,011,192 41.5% 1,127 $1,784 $4,842,778 4/11/86
89 Out of Bounds Col. $2,144,764 42.1% 1,207 $1,776 $5,099,316 7/25/86
101 Fire with Fire Par. $1,770,043 38.2% 1,000 $1,770 $4,636,169 5/9/86
80 The Care Bears Movie 2 Col. $2,489,750 29.2% 1,446 $1,721 $8,540,346 3/21/86
92 Invaders From Mars Can. $2,046,576 41.9% 1,212 $1,688 $4,884,663 6/6/86
110 Streets of Gold Fox $1,279,498 50.3% 797 $1,605 $2,546,238 11/14/86
104 Bullies Uni. $1,532,605 51.2% 1,005 $1,524 $2,995,527 8/29/86
112 Dangerously Close Can. $1,180,506 49.4% 827 $1,427 $2,390,525 5/9/86
114 Jake Speed NW $1,058,048 54.4% 795 $1,330 $1,943,751 5/30/86
116 Critters NL $818,018 6.2% 621 $1,317 $13,167,232 5/9/86
109 Playing for Keeps (1986) Uni. $1,406,300 52.7% 1,148 $1,225 $2,669,366 10/3/86
106 Sky Bandits Gal. $1,468,500 64.0% 1,335 $1,100 $2,295,500 10/31/86
113 King Kong Lives DEG $1,172,942 24.9% 1,105 $1,061 $4,711,220 12/19/86
117 Solarbabies MGM $704,692 44.6% 692 $1,018 $1,579,260 11/26/86
115 Pirates (1986) Can. $1,035,447 63.1% 1,108 $934 $1,641,825 7/18/86
118 My Little Pony DEG $674,724 11.3% 734 $919 $5,958,456 6/13/86
119 GoBots: Battle of the Rock Lords Atl $531,905 39.7% 1,045 $509 $1,338,264 3/21/86
Totals and Averages (119 Movies):
Totals:$480,517,33516.4%--$2,934,027,265-
Averages:$4,037,96116.4%1,088$3,712$24,655,691-
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* Date movie went wide (600+ theaters). Chart shows wide releases only in the year a movie went wide.



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